The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
SoapUI
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
155 110 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.42% 14.27% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 64 30
Average daily rate £405 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £41.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -30.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the Cheshire region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £283 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
SoapUI
North West

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI.

1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Rally
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat